Op-Ed: Can Artificial Intelligence be dangerous? Yes. Guess how and why

The win over the Go champ was 4-1 in favor of AlphaGo, part of Google DeepMind. Go is a strategy game, and according to the experts, “brute force” like that used in a chess challenge with Gary Kasparov isn’t an option. You have to outthink your opponent. The theory of AI as a threat to humanity, however, is a big vague. Killer toasters, disgruntled cars, you name it, the ideas are there, but the realities are looking pretty badly defined. The most obvious threat is autonomous robots, which, of course, have nothing better to do than destroy humanity (like humanity needs any help in that regard). Military robots, in theory, particularly if left in charge of major weapons systems, could do that. peacetraveler.eu But enough of this recycling of every…


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